Establishing Next Generation Shooting Range Facilities

As a frequent patron at gun stores and shooting ranges and with professional products designed to bring more shooting ranges online around the U.S., the fact that there are dozens upon dozens of gun laws regulating if not out right prohibiting certain acts by federal firearms licenses, also known as FFL’s, and by potential gun

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It’s great to see our indoor shooting range facilities around the country providing their communities with a safe and responsible venue for firearms training.  At their core, these Next Generation Shooting Ranges are quickly become an asset to the area by providing firearms training and education found nowhere else.  It’s not just another place to

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For those who own or those who are considering a rubber bullet trap at your indoor shooting range, be aware of STREAK ammo.  20 rounds of 9mm 147 grain is $12.99 so the fun factor comes at a cost as you’d expect. For low light training, this would be a fun factor plus at any

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August 2017 NICS checks for the sale of firearms by licensed firearms dealers totaled 1,925,146.   That is 71,331 more than the next highest August on record which was in 2016.  Overall, 2017 gun sales are projected to be lower than 2016, this seems very likely, however, are we seeing the birth of a new

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Range Development Services is excited to have worked over the course of the past several months on this important police department shooting range project in Ohio to provide preliminary budget, due diligence, and design services for a law enforcement agency who has firearms range training demands as all law enforcement agencies across the country do.

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Range Development Services’ experience has provided us data on per square foot construction costs for both commercial indoor shooting ranges and law enforcement / police department training range construction projects.  Having repeated this process many times, this is a complete indoor shooting range budget, comprehensive in all respects, and broken out and detailed across several

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NICS numbers are not trending down. The NSSF released raw NICS figures on April 3 showing that checks in March 2017 were 5.2 percent higher than they were in March 2016.  Read more in the Forbes article which quotes the NSSF’s Jim Curcuruto, Director of Research and Analysis.

In October we saw the announcement of Cabela’s sale to Bass Pro.  Now there’s more big box news.  The “Firearms Superstore”, in spite of record gun sales from 2008 to 2016 as evidenced by FBI NICS background check statistics, has found its way into troubled waters.  Poor customer service, staff lacking sufficient knowledge and a

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